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Early Years Apprentice (35541) LITTLE MUNCHKINS LIMITED

This is a great opportunity to start a career in childcare as an Early Years Apprentice with Little Munchkins. The employer is very supportive with Training and Development and career progression is on offer for a candidate that is willing to work extremely hard and be committed to the role.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts between 7.30 am – 6pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

A normal day would include:

• Supporting children in their daily routines – nappy changing, mealtimes, play
• Supporting children in their learning and development
• Planning stimulating activities for children as part of their next steps
• Observation and assessments
• Promote positive behaviour
• Working as part of an outstanding team
• Maintaining an outstanding environment
• Be aware of Safeguarding

How you will be supported
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced  Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 2 qualification in Early Years 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, Initiative, Patience, Reliability, Willingness to learn, Pro-active, Honest, Committed, Happy, Caring


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

About the employer

We pride ourselves on providing high quality child care so that parents and families feel confident that their children are in a caring, safe, stimulating and fun environment. Every child is individual and Little Munchkins will adapt to their needs at different ages and stages as well as helping them to set responsible boundaries. As well as providing a safe and caring environment we also provide lots of rich and stimulating educational activities to encourage children's development throughout each of the areas of the E.Y.F.S (Early Years Foundation Stage). Staff at Little Munchkins use an online learning journal called Tapestry, this allows parents and carers to see observations that are carried out at nursery as we want parents and carers to feel involved in every step of their child's learning journey here with us.






SK15 2DQ

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Feb 2023